Working inside vs outside City government in data and digital services

A job application essay answering the following questions: 1. What differences do you anticipate there being between working inside vs outside City government in data and digital services? Based on this, why do you want to work in City government?
2. Based on your experiences what strengths and skills do you already have that will help you succeed in data and digital services? What skills do you hope to improve?
3. In your role as a fellow at a City Agency unit, what are important steps you can take to gain the most from your experience?